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Partido Accion Nacional


The National Action Party, known by its Spanish initials PAN, is a right-wing political party in Mexico. It has been largely defined by its opposition role to the historically dominant Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI) over 7 decades.

PAN grew from a regional power to a national influence during the economic crisis of the 1970s/1980s, drawing many of the industrialist funders that formerly backed PRI as well as harvesting some of the national backlash against PRI's corruption and cronyism.

1989 saw the first PAN state governorship in Baja California. With 2000 came the first PAN president ever in the form of Vicente Fox.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Francisco Javier Ramírez Acuña
22-Apr-1952   Mexican Minister of the Interior, 2006-08
Felipe Calderón
Head of State
18-Aug-1962   President of Mexico
Santiago Creel
11-Dec-1954   President of the PAN Senate Delegation
Vicente Fox
Head of State
2-Jul-1942   President of Mexico, 2000-06
Manuel Gomez Morin
27-Feb-1897 19-Apr-1972 One of the Seven Sages of Mexico
Luis Calderón Vega
27-Feb-1911 7-Dec-1989 Los Siete Sabios de México

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